Journal Papers

Lee, E. W. J., Zheng, H., Goh, D. H. L., Lee, C. S., Theng, Y. L. (2023). Examining COVID-19 tweet diffusion using an integrated social amplification of risk and issue-attention cycle framework. Health Communication.

Lee, E. W. J., Lim, V. S. H., Ng, C. K. (2022). Understanding public perceptions and intentions to adopt traditional versus emerging investment platforms: The effect of message framing and regulatory focus theory on the technology acceptance model. Telematics and Informatics Reports, 8(100024), 1-10.

Lee, S., Tandoc Jr, E., Lee, E. W. J. (2022) Social media may hinder learning about science; social media’s role in learning about COVID-19. Computers in Human Behavior.

Xie, L., Lee, E. W. J., Fong, V. W. I., Hui, K., Xin, M., & Mo, P. K. H. (2022). Perceived information distortion about COVID-19 vaccination and addictive social media use among social media users in Hong Kong : The moderating roles of functional literacy and critical literacy. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19(8550), 1–13.

Li, B. J., Lee, E. W. J., Goh, Z. H., Tandoc, E. (2022). From frequency to fatigue: Exploring the influence of videoconference use on videoconference fatigue in Singapore. Computers in Human Behavior Reports, 7(100214), 1-6.

Viswanath, K., McCloud, R. F, Lee, E. W. J., Bekalu, M. A. (2022). Measuring what matters: Data absenteeism, science communication and the perpetuation of inequalities. The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political & Social Sciences, 700(1), 208-219.

Zhou, X., Lee, E. W. J., Wang, X., Lin, L., Xuan, Z., Wu, D., Lin, H., & Shen, P. (2022). Infectious diseases prevention and control using an integrated health big data system in China. BMC Infectious Diseases, 22(1), 1–9.

Han, Z., Goh, D. H-L., Lee, E. W. J., Lee, C. S., & Theng, Y-L. (2022). Understanding the effects of message cues on COVID-19 information sharing on Twitter. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology 73,  847-862.

Vanden Abeele, M. M. P., Halfmann, A., & Lee, E. W. J. (2022). Drug, demon or donut? Theorizing the relationship between social media use, digital wellbeing and digital disconnection. Current Opinion in Psychology.

Lee, E. W. J., McCloud, R. F., & Viswanath, K. (2022). Designing effective ehealth interventions for underserved communities: Five perennial lessons from a decade of ehealth interventions design and deployment. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 24(1), e25419. doi: 10.2196/25419

Lu, J., & Lee, E. W. J. (2021). Examining Twitter discourse on electronic cigarette and tobacco consumption during the 2018 National Cancer Prevention Month: A topic modelling and geospatial approach. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 23(12),  e28042. doi: 10.2196/28042

Lee, E. W. J. & Shi, J.(2021). Examining the roles of fatalism, stigma, and risk perception on cancer information seeking and avoidance among Chinese adults in Hong Kong. Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, 1-16

Lee, E. W. J., Bekalu, M. A., McCloud, R. F., & Viswanath, K. (2021). Toward an Extended Infodemiology Framework: Leveraging Social Media Data and Web Search Queries as Digital Pulse on Cancer Communication. Health Communication, 1-14. doi: 10.1080/10410236.2021.1951957

Wang, X., & Lee, E. W. J. (2020). Negative emotions shape the diffusion of cancer tweets: Toward an integrated social network-text mining. Internet Research, 31(2), 401-418.

Viswanath, K., Lee, E. W. J., & Pinnamaneni, R. (2020). We need the lens of equity in COVID-19 communication. Health Communication, 35, 1743-1746.

Lee, E. W. J., Bekalu, M. A., McCloud, R. F., Vallone, D., Arya, M., Osgood, N., Li, X., Minsky, S., & Viswanath, K. (2020). The potential of smartphone apps in informing protobacco and antitobacco messaging efforts among underserved communities: Longitudinal observational study. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 22(7), e17451. doi:10.2196/17451

Lee, E. W. J., Han, Z., Aung, H. H., Seidmann, V., Li, C., Aroor, M. R.,…Theng, Y. L. (2020). Examining organizational, cultural, and individual-level factors related to workplace safety and health awareness and risks: A systematic review and metric analysis. Health Communication, 36(5), 529-539. doi: 10.1080/10410236.2020.1731913

Lee, E. W. J., & Yee, A. Z. H. (2020). Toward data sense-making in digital health technologies research: Why theory matters in the age of big data. Frontiers in Communication, 5(11), 1-10. doi:10.3389/fcomm.2020.00011

Lee, E. W. J., & Viswanath, K. (2020). Big data in context: Addressing the twin perils of data absenteeism and chauvinism in the context of health disparities research. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 22(1), e16377. doi: 10.2196/16377

Lee, E. W. J., & Ho, S. S. (2018). Are photographs worth more than a thousand words? Examining the effects of photographic–textual and textual-only frames on public attitude toward nuclear energy and nanotechnology. Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, 95, 948-970. doi: 10.1177/1077699017741090

Ho, S. S., Lwin, M. O., Yee, A. Z. H., & Lee, E. W. J. (2017). Understanding factors associated with Singaporean adolescents’ privacy protection behavior using an extended theory of planned behavior. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, 20, 572-579.

Ho, S. S., Lwin, M. O., & Lee, E. W. J. (2017). Till logout do us part? Comparison of factors predicting excessive social network sites use and addiction between Singaporean adolescents and adults. Computers in Human Behavior, 75, 632-642. doi: 10.1016/j.chb.2017.06.002

Yang, X., Chua. H., & Lee, E. W. J., & Ho, S. S. (2017). Extending the cognitive mediation model: Examining factors associated with perceived familiarity and factual knowledge of nanotechnology. Mass Communication and Society, 20, 403-426. doi: 10.1080/15205436.2016.1271436

Lee, E. W. J., Ho, S. S., & Lwin, M. O. (2017). Extending the social cognitive model—Examining external and personal antecedents of social network sites use among Singaporean adolescents. Computers in Human Behavior, 67, 240-251. doi: 10.1016/j.chb.2016.10.030

Lee, E. W. J., Ho, S. S., & Lwin, M. O. (2017). Explicating problematic social network sites use—A review of concepts, theoretical frameworks and future direction for communication theorizing. New Media & Society##, 19, 308-326.doi: 10.1177/1461444816671891 [Best Published Article Award 2019 from the Children, Adolescents, and the Media Division at International Communication Association]

Ho, S. S., Lee, E. W. J., & Liao, Y. (2016). Social network sites, friends, and celebrities: The roles of social comparison and celebrity involvement in adolescents’ body image dissatisfaction. Social Media + Society, 2(3), 1-11. doi:10.1177/2056305116664360

Lee, E. W. J., Shin, M. C., Kawaja, A., & Ho, S. S. (2016). The augmented cognitive mediation model: Examining antecedents of factual and structural breast cancer knowledge among Singaporean women. Journal of Health Communication, 21, 583-592.doi: 10.1080/10810730.2015.1114053

Ho, S. S., Lee, E. W. J., Ng, K., Leong, G., Tham, T. (2016). For fit’s sake: A norms-based approach to healthy behaviors through influence of presumed media influence. Health Communication, 31, 1072-1080. doi: 10.1080/10410236.2015.1038772

Lee, E. W. J., & Ho, S. S. (2015). The perceived familiarity gap hypothesis: Examining how media attention and reflective integration relate to perceived familiarity with nanotechnology in Singapore. Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 17(228), 1-15. doi: 10.1007/s11051-015-3036-z

Lee, E. W. J., & Ho, S. S. (2015). Staying abreast of breast cancer: Examining how communication and motivation relate to Singaporean women’s breast cancer knowledge. Asian Journal of Communication, 25, 422-442. doi:10.1080/01292986.2014.976580

Ho, S. S., Detenber, B. H., Sonny, R., & Lee, E. W. J. (2014). Seeking information about climate change: Effects of media use in an extended PRISM. Science Communication, 36, 270-295. doi: 10.1177/1075547013520238

Lee, E. W. J., Ho, S. S., Chow, J. K., Wu, Y. Y., & Yang, Z. X. (2013). Communication and knowledge as motivators: Understanding Singaporean women’s perceived risks of breast cancer and intentions to engage in preventive measures. Journal of Risk Research, 16, 879-902. doi:10.1080/13669877.2012.761264

Book Chapters

Bao, H., & Lee, E. W. J. (2022). Knowledge gap hypothesis. A review and future directions. In E. Y. Ho, C. L. Bylund, & J. C. Weert (Eds.), The International Encyclopedia of Health Communication (pp. 1-6). John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

Lwin, M. O., Lee, E. W. J.,& Yam, J. Y. (2018). Cyber Wellness: Scope and Review of Research. In B. Warf (ed.), The SAGE Encyclopaedia of the Internet (pp. 177-179). Sage Publications, Inc. doi:

Ho, S. S., & Lee, E. W. J. (2015). Singapore cancer society. In G. A. Colditz (ed.), The Sage Encyclopedia of Cancer and Society, Second Edition (pp. 1058-1059). Sage Publications, Inc.

Ho, S. S., Lee, E. W. J. (2014). Digital media and health. In T. L. Thompson (ed.), Encyclopedia of Health Communication (pp. 326–328). Sage Publications, Inc.